Bomb explosions heard in Jaffna HSZ

[TamilNet, Saturday, 06 June 2009, 20:56 GMT]
Residents in the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) occupied Maiyiliddi area in Valikaamam North said that hey heard deafening explosions from the SLA High Security Zone across Tho’ndaimanaa’ru lagoon Saturday from 10:30 a.m to 11:00 a.m as if artillery shells were exploding. Defence Ministry spokesman in Colombo, however, said that it was an accidental bomb explosion referring to the Saturday incident.

SLA launched a search operation in the area following the explosion and beefed up the security measures in areas including Tho’ndaimaanaa’ru, Valveddiththu’rai and Maiyiliddi.

Meanwhile, SLA sources claimed that ammunitions recovered in Vanni were being destroyed in Maiyiliddi Saturday morning.


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